Tuesday, 23 February 2016

JYOTIRLINGA DARSHAN YATRA – 2016, TRIMBAKESHWARAR TEMPLE, TRIMBAK, MAHARASHTRA- Part – IX.

23rd  February, 2016.
DAY -5, 06-02-2016.
After dharshan of Nashik, Epic Ramayan sites, we continued our journey to Trimbak to worship Trimbakeswarar. Stayed in a lodge at the entrance of Trimbak.

Iraivan : Sri Trimbkaeswarar
Some of the important features of this temple are….
  1. The temple facing east  at the foot hill of Brahamagiri Hills, without Rajagopuram with a huge Q complex made of shed.
  2. Nandhi is in a separate mandapam.
  3. The sanctum sanctorium consists of Karuvarai, arthamandapam and a maha  mandapam.
  4. Dwarf  reliefs playing instruments can be seen at the entrance of sanctum pilasters.
  5. The mandapam looks awesome viewed from bottom
  6. The most attractive part of this temple is the presence of 3 Lingas each representing Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. All three resides in a hallow space within the avudayar. It was believed that water is oozing  from Shiva.
  7. The reliefs of simham  and elephants at the athistanam can be seen on the Vimanam. 
  8. The temple was built by Sri Nana Saheb Peshawa in 1755 -1786 AD. ( But as per the tablet installed at the VIP entrance gate says that the temple was renovated during the year 1740-1761 AD bt Peshva Balaji Bajirao ). Again the temple was renovated during the year 1789 AD.
  9.  It is built with black stone and Shiva Lingam is said to be emerged naturally.
  10. The temple’s compound wall is 20-25 feet high stone wall. 
  11. It is believed that River ganga starts from the sacred pond called “Kushavarta” and called as Godhavari.
TEMPLE TIMINGS:
  1. The temple is kept open between 05.30 Hrs to 21.00 Hrs
CONTACT DETAILS :
  1. http://trambakeshwar.com/Trimbakeshwar.htm
HOW TO REACH :
  1. Very near to Nashik – is about 26 KM
LOCATION :CLICK HERE
 View of the Sanctum  Vimanam through shops
 Night View of the Sanctum  Vimanam 
 Night View of the Sanctum  Vimanam 
 VIP Entrance 
Temple Chariot 
 TEMPLE AT THE START POINT OF GODAVARI 
 It is believed that bathing in this point start point of Ganga ( Godavari ) will washes away the sins 

 Shiva and Parvathy in northern style relief - with thirisool on his right hand 


 Reliefs on the Godavari start point Shiva temple wall 
Godavari start point Shiva temple Mandapam bottom View 
  Godavari start point Shiva temple  sanctum entrance dwarf reliefs
  Godavari start point before 200 meters, a   Shiva temple wall on the back side of the Trimbakeswarar temple 
Maharashtra  King Chatrapathi Shivaji maharaj statue at the start point of the street
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA:--- 
..........To be continued.

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